Felix Storch (logo), a portfolio company of JZ Capital Partners (logo), has been recapitalized by 65 Equity Partners (logo) | December 2023

William Blair acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Felix Storch, Inc., in connection with JZ Partners’ exit from its portfolio company, with a new minority investment from 65 Equity Partners. The transaction signed and closed on December 13, 2023.

About the Companies

Founded in 1969, Felix Storch is a leading value-add manufacturer of branded, highly customized, and engineered specialty refrigeration and appliance products for the for the residential, government, healthcare, and hospitality markets. Felix Storch serves largely underserved portions of the market (e.g., ADA, unique sizes, small batches) and provides accelerated fulfillment via supply chain management and extensive regulatory expertise enabling thousands of in-house customizations.

JZ Partners is a private equity firm that specializes in micro-cap buyouts, mezzanine loans, and real estate investments. JZ Partners has a long history of investing alongside management teams of privately held businesses to help build value, execute upon organic and inorganic growth initiatives, and create opportunities for both shareholders and employees.

65 Equity Partners is a global investment firm that seeks to support founders in their growth journey, with a mandate to invest in family-owned and entrepreneur-led businesses in Southeast Asia, Europe, and the United States across the technology, business services, consumer, industrials, and healthcare sectors. Backed by Temasek, 65 Equity Partners has $3.3B in funds under management.

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